17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Kinlochbervie
— 2 nights
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Aviemore
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ambleside
— 3 nights
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Castleton
— 2 nights
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London
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh — 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at Arthur's Seat and Dalhousie Castle Falconry. Popular historic sites such as Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and explore the striking landscape at Calton Hill.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder.

Bengaluru, India to Edinburgh is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Edinburgh is minus 5.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Bengaluru in October: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 15°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kinlochbervie.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Kinlochbervie — 2 nights

Kinlochbervie is a harbour village in the north west of Sutherland, in the Highland region of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): stroll through Sandwood Bay Beach, stroll through Polin Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oldshoremore Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, then kick back and relax at Durness Beach, and then kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kinlochbervie online journey planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Kinlochbervie in 5.5 hours. In October in Kinlochbervie, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Aviemore.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Aviemore — 2 nights

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Cairngorm Mountain. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, then get a dose of the wild on Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Loch Morlich.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Aviemore road trip site.

Drive from Kinlochbervie to Aviemore in 3 hours. October in Aviemore sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ambleside.
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Ambleside — 3 nights

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Your inner history buff will appreciate Loughrigg Fell and Orrest Head. Visiting Alpacaly Ever After and Lakeland Mountain Guides will get you outdoors. Step out of Ambleside with an excursion to Holy Trinity Church in Grange-in-Borrowdale--about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, and relax and rejuvenate at Mountain Massage Company.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ambleside visit website.

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Ambleside takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Castleton.
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Castleton — 2 nights

Castleton is a village in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England, at the western end of the Hope Valley on the Peakshole Water, a tributary of the River Noe, between the Dark Peak to the north and the White Peak to the south. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Peak Cavern, surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering, then hike along Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, and finally explore the striking landscape at Kinder Scout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Stanage Edge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, and then hike along Jacob's Ladder.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Castleton driving holiday planning app.

Getting from Ambleside to Castleton by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Castleton are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to London.
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London — 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the landmark architecture of Tower of London, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and see the interesting displays at The British Museum.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our London day trip planning website.

Getting from Castleton to London by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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